SIMalliance Reports 5% Growth in 2016 Global SIM Shipments

Highest ever SIM shipment volume; strong growth in Asia behind positive global outlook


The SIMalliance membership, which represents approximately 90% of the global SIM market, has reported a 5% year-on-year growth in its 2016 shipment volumes, with a total 4.9 billion units shipped during that period. This is the highest annual volume of shipment units reported yet by the organisation. SIMalliance members estimate that the total available global market for SIM cards also grew in 2016 by 2.8% to 5.45 billion units.

Gartner Says Detection and Response is Top Security Priority in 2017

Worldwide Spending on Information Security to Reach $90 Billion in 2017


STAMFORD, Conn., March 14, 2017 — Organisations are transforming their security spending strategy in 2017, moving away from prevention-only approaches to focus more on detection and response, according to Gartner, Inc. Worldwide spending on information security is expected to reach $90 billion in 2017, an increase of 7.6 per cent over 2016, and to top $113 billion by 2020. Spending on enhancing detection and response capabilities is expected to be a key priority for security buyers through 2020.

Cisco Lands Altice Global Mobile NFV, Partners on Enterprise 5G with Verizon

Equipment giant meanwhile keeps steady drumbeat on security solutions for mobile networks

Altice Makes Bold Moves to Virtualize Its Global Mobile Network With Cisco
Cisco and Red Hat Join Forces to Drive Innovation

Cisco and Altice Group continue to strengthen their alliance to transform Altice's business operations with new network architectures to help grow revenue, lower costs and improve customer retention.

Altice is a multinational cable, fiber, telecommunications, content and media company with 50 million customers spanning Western Europe, the United States, Israel, and the Overseas Territories.

AdaptiveMobile releases new intelligence on global mobile Signalling vulnerabilities

Evidence of complex location tracking and call interception attacks in Europe and the Americas

MOBILE WORLD CONGRESS, Barcelona, Spain – 27th February 2017 – AdaptiveMobile, the world leader in mobile network security, today released new evidence on global SS7 Signalling attacks, including complex location tracking and call interception attacks that were able to bypass more basic STP-based defences. This evidence shows the increasing level of sophistication in SS7 attacks being encountered by operators, demonstrating the increasing capabilities and resources of attackers. 

G&D presents wearable solutions for banks, mobile operators and OEMs at MWC 2017

Company announces IoT deal with Huawei; NTT DOCOMO selects AirOn for eSIM consumer management

At MWC 2017 Giesecke & Devrient presents its comprehensive wearable solutions offering for banks, mobile operators and OEMs

Sonus Continues Real-Time Communications Leadership with Introduction of New Session Border Controller

SBC 5400 Designed to Address Unique Real-Time Communications Challenges with Security, Interoperability and Scalability

WESTFORD, Mass. – Sonus Networks, Inc. (Nasdaq: SONS), a global leader in secure and intelligent Cloud communications, announced today a significant addition to its Session Border Controller (SBC) portfolio with the introduction of the Sonus SBC 5400. Working to increase customer deployment flexibility with the broadest portfolio of SBCs on the market, the SBC 5400 was purpose-built to meet the unique real-time communications challenges large enterprises and service providers face today.

GlobalPlatform enables the Web to access Advanced Security Services

Organization standardizes the interface between web applications and secure elements

12 January, 2017 – GlobalPlatform has defined a standardized communications interface between web applications and secure element (SEs), which will enable developers of web services to build in advanced security features to protect online services against many types of attack and fraud.

Viavi Intros 'Observer' to Address Surging Traffic Growth, Emerging Technology, and Security Threats

Industry's first 40 Gbps wire rate analytics, traffic, and storage solution with real-time reporting

Milpitas, Calif., January 11, 2017 – Viavi Solutions (NASDAQ: VIAV) today announced the availability of the new Observer Platform, an industry-leading solution for network performance management. As global network traffic growth continues to defy expectations, enterprises are compelled to embrace advanced technologies to keep up, while security threats multiply in intensity and complexity. Anticipating these market trends, Viavi has redesigned the Observer Platform, including Observer GigaStor and Apex, to address IT departments' changing demands. 

Verizon and Cypress Bring Secure Connectivity to Robust IoT Development Platform

Cypress' WICED® and Verizon's ThingSpace Enable Cloud Connectivity with End-to-End Security

Verizon and Cypress Semiconductor Corp. are coming together to bring robust wireless connectivity with end-to-end security to IoT developers.
 
The offering, which will be commercially available early in the second quarter of 2017, gives developers the ability to access Verizon's ThingSpace software development kit via the Cypress Wireless Internet Connectivity for Embedded Devices (WICED®) Studio 4 development platform.

NXP and Microsoft Demo Secure IoT Solutions at CES 2017

End-to-end solution to secure future smart homes, connected cars and devices to the cloud

NXP Semiconductors N.V. (NASDAQ: NXPI) today unveiled an end-to-end solution project for securing IoT connected things using Microsoft Azure IoT Hub.
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